Doctoral Theses Supervised

  1. Mason, Matthew T., (co-supervised with B.K.P. Horn.) Manipulator Grasping and Pushing Operations, May 1982.
  2. Buckley, Steve, Planning and Teaching Compliant Motion Strategies, January 1987.
  3. Canny, John F., The Complexity of Robot Motion Planning, May 1987.
  4. Donald, Bruce R., A Theory of Error Detection and Recovery: Robot Motion Planning with Uncertainty in the Geometry of the Environment, June 1987.
  5. Weld, Daniel, Qualitative Analysis with Multiple, Overlapping Models, May 1988.
  6. Erdmann, Michael A., On Probabilistic Strategies for Robot Tasks, September 1989.
  7. Siegel, David, Strategies for Finding the Pose of an Object Grasped by a Hand, May 1991.
  8. Cass, Todd, (co-supervised with E. Grimson) Polynomial-Time Geometric Matching for Object Recognition, September 1992.
  9. Caine, Michael (ME Dept.), The Design of Shape from Motion Constraints, February 1993.
  10. Pollard, Nancy, Synthesizing Whole-Hand Grasps Using Generalized Prototypes, January 1994.
  11. Narasimhan, Sundar, Task-Level Strategies for Robot, June 1994.
  12. Moore-Bryant, Barbara, (co-supervised with P. Winston) Sequence Requirements of Packed Beta Sheet Proteins, September 1994.
  13. Viola, Paul, (co-supervised with C. Atkeson) Alignment by Maximization of Mutual Information, May 1995.
  14. Robles, Jose L., Contact Interpretation and Randomized Strategies for Robotic Assembly, May 1996.
  15. Maron, Oded, Learning from Ambiguity, May 1998.
  16. Mellor, J. P., (co-supervised with S. Teller) Reconstructing Built Geometry from Large Sets of Calibrated Images, October 1999.
  17. Wang, Cheuk-san Edward, Determinig Molecular Conformation from Distance or Density Data, December 1999.
  18. Eng, Tony, De-Novo Peptide Sequencing from MALDI-TOF Ppst-Source-Decay Spectra, January 2001.
  19. Tucker-Kellogg, Lisa, Systematic Conformational Search with Constraint Satisfaction, May 2002.
  20. Chiu, Han-Pang, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Transfer Learning for Multi-View Object Class Recognition, January 2008.
  21. Hong, Eunjong, Rotamer Optimization for Protein Design through MAP Estimation and Problem-Size Reduction, June 2008
  22. Finney, Sarah, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) On Learning Task-Directed Motion Plans, February 2009.
  23. Hsiao, Kaijen, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Relatively Robust Grasping, September 2009.
  24. Aycinena, Meg, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Weighted Geometric Grammars for Object Detection in Context, June 2010.
  25. Temizer, Selim, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Planning under Uncertainty for Dynamic Collision Avoidance, January 2011.
  26. Barry, Jennifer, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Manipulation with Diverse Actions, June 2013.
  27. Macindoe, Owen, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Sidekick Agents for Sequential Planning Problems, August 2013.
  28. Glover, Jared, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) The Quaternion Bingham Distribution, 3D Object Detection, and Dynamic Manipulation, June 2014.
  29. Davies, Sam, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) 3D Model-Based Pose Estimation of Rigid Objects From A Single Image For Robotics, June 2015.
  30. Barragan, Patrick, (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Interactive Bayesian Identification of Kinematic Mechanisms, June 2015.
  31. Wong, Lawson L. S., (co-supervised with L. Kaelbling) Learning the State of the World: Object-based World Modeling for Mobile-Manipulation Robots, February 2016.